The CFIA updated the information related to the outbreak of Salmonella due to frozen whole kernel corn initially reported on December 14-19, 2021. There are now 110 Salmonella illnesses reported across five provinces. Based on the investigation findings to date, the outbreak is linked to Alasko brand frozen whole kernel corn. The outbreak affected 5 provinces: British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, and Ontario. Initially, investigators identified that many cases reported fresh avocados before they became ill; however, more information was needed to confirm the outbreak's source. Testing found the outbreak strain of Salmonella in an unopened package of Alasko brand frozen whole kernel corn. As of January 21, there have been 110 laboratory-confirmed cases of Salmonella Enteritidis illness investigated in British Columbia (42), Alberta (49), Saskatchewan (4), Manitoba (13), and Ontario (2). The illnesses reported in Ontario are related to travel to Alberta and British Columbia. Several additional secondary recalls have been issued for products made using the recalled Alasko brand frozen whole kernel corn. @ https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/public-health-notices/2021/outbreak-salmonella-infections.html
CFIA update on the outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to frozen whole kernel corn
Public Health Notice: Outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to frozen whole kernel corn - Canada.ca
To investigate an outbreak of Salmonella infections involving five provinces: British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario.